betrothed

[ bih-trohth d, -trawtht ]SEE DEFINITION OF betrothed

Synonyms for betrothed

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Had she told Helen, too, that Ned Hynes—what was he to my betrothed?

Was the nursing of my betrothed one of those services, Marquis?

Miss Cameron will, indeed, be a treasure to her betrothed husband.

I may fancy that her betrothed is not worthy of her,—but that is for her to decide.

When you asked me, most properly, my intentions, I told you that I was betrothed to another lady.

You know, Dario, that I mean to be betrothed before the end of the month.

She was betrothed to a good young man, too: a tenant of his.

My half-sad, half-angry inquiry after the American betrothed first gave her speech.

She had been betrothed to a soldier whose regiment was stationed in the Burg.

Neither the soldier's relatives nor his betrothed were allowed to see him after the disaster.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, past participle adjective from betroth (v.). As a noun, in use by 1580s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BETROTHED

affianced

adjectiveengaged
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